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Khamenei orders institute to control cyberspace

March 8th, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 8 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ordered the setting up of an institution to control the cyberspace, Xinhua reported.In a decree issued Wednesday, Khamenei gave ... Read more...

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Key Ahmadinejad aide behind dismissal of senior Iranian officials

December 25th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 25 (ANI): A key aide of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Esfandiar Rahim-Mashaei, is said to be the man behind the dismissal of several senior officials.Chief of Staff Rahim-Mashaei's daughter is ... Read more...

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Sarah Shourd To Be Released On Saturday, Says Iran

September 10th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tehran, Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Shourd, one of the three detained US hikers who were held since last July, is set to be released by Iran. A spokesman from ... Read more...

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Iran issues fatwa against “Islamic unclean” pets

August 27th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI):Iranian authorities have banned all advertisements for pets, pet food and other pet products. The decision by Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance comes after a fatwa was ... Read more...

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`Halal’ music not compatible with Islamic values: Iran leader

August 3rd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.3 (ANI): Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has urged youths to shun music in favour of science and sport, saying that music is "not compatible" with the values of the ... Read more...

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Now, Iran issues Islamic hairstyle list to get rid of “decadent Western cuts”

July 6th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): The Iranian government has issued a list of acceptable male hairstyles that includes side-partings and Elvis quiffs in a bid to rid the country of "decadent Western cuts".Iran's ... Read more...

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Danish journalist detained in Iran returns to Denmark

November 11th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nov 11 (DPA) A Danish student journalist who was detained in Iran a week ago for allegedly working illegally returned to Denmark Wednesday following his release. Niels Krogsgard, who is studying at ... Read more...

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Iran police arrest four journalists at protests

November 6th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 6 (DPA) Iranian security forces arrested four journalists, including one Japanese and two Canadian nationals, during the protests in Tehran this week, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Friday. Thousands of ... Read more...

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American series Lost to release in Iran soon

September 14th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sep. 14 (ANI): Taking a cue from the soaring sale of its pirated DVDs in Iran, the American television series Lost, which is about plane crash survivors stranded on a remote ... Read more...

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3-km-long painting to be created in Iran

January 22nd, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 22 (IANS) A three-kilometre-long painting will be created to mark the 30th victory anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, IRNA news agency reported.The long painting will feature different subjects of ... Read more...

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Iranian actress faces legal problems after Hollywood movie

August 21st, 2008 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 21 (DPA) An Iranian actress faces legal problems back home after she played in a Hollywood movie and sought to leave for California to shoot a new film, official IRNA ... Read more...

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Iranian cinema relishes actor’s Berlin award

February 28th, 2008 - 11:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tehran, Feb 28 (DPA) From playing in provincial theatres in northwestern Iran for more than four decades to winning the coveted Silver Bear Award for best actor at the Berlin Film festival, ... Read more...

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Morrissey may perform in Iran along with local artists

January 7th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): British singer Steven Patrick Morrissey may be performing in Iran along with a number of local artists.The show is believed to be one of the first Western acts ... Read more...

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Iran bans Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s latest novel

November 17th, 2007 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.17 (ANI): Iran has decided to ban the publication of Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquezs latest novel titled Memories of My Melancholy Whores. First published in Farsi as Memories of My Melancholy ... Read more...

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